Not the plant you're looking for? Search over 300,000 plants
Annual BiennialHerbs - Culinary

Coriandrum sativum 'Confetti'
  • RHS AGM

coriander 'Confetti'

An annual herb with strongly aromatic, finely divided, carrot-like foliage. Umbels of dainty white or purplish flowers in summer are followed by green then brown fruits. Both leaves and fruits are used in cooking

Join the RHS

Become an RHS Member today and save 25% on your first year

Join now
Buy this plant
Size
Ultimate height
0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
1 year
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green
Summer White Purple Green Green Brown
Autumn Green Green Brown
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

East–facing or South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Exposed or Sheltered
Hardiness
H5
Botanical details
Family
Apiaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Bushy
Genus

Coriandrum are upright annuals with pinnately divided, aromatic foliage and compound umbels of small white or purplish flowers in summer and early autumn

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in partial shade for leaf production or full sun where seeds are to be gathered. Leaves can be picked as required and seeds gathered when ripe

Propagation

Propagate by seed sown in modules or open ground. Self-seeding is common. See sowing seeds indoors for further advice

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Cottage and informal garden
  • Flower borders and beds
Pruning

No pruning required

Pests

May be susceptible to aphids

Diseases

May be susceptible to powdery mildews

Get involved

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.